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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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China-Aided Essential Waste Management Supplies Handed Over to Rapti Provincial Hospital

The Government of People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over medical and waste-management related supplies to the Rapti Provincial Hospital, in…  


Short video challenge to battle caste discrimination

We are pleased to announce this short video challenge on the theme of eliminating caste discrimination. The videos are expected to help raise awareness and understanding around the issue of caste…  


Turning plastic waste into bricks

Unlocking the potential of local innovators, UNDP Accelerator has introduced a new technology to make bricks using non-recyclable plastic waste. The first demonstration toilet made up of these bricks…  


Election Commission Establishes a New Mechanism to Reach All Voters

The Election Commission, Nepal has recently established a mechanism and appointed Electoral Focal Persons, with 7 Electoral Focal Persons from the provincial government, and 753 from the local…  


Election Commission Strengthens Ways to Reach Voters

The Election Commission, Nepal, in a stride to enhance outreach among the voters and citizens, has recently launched two new knowledge products, a Code of conduct for the Commission’s officials and…  


Seven Hospitals Across Nepal to Improve Healthcare Waste Management System

The Government of People’s Republic of China and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) jointly launched a new initiative in Nepal to support the country in COVID-19 response by improving the…  


We are helping 2100 farmers dream big: Dhankuta Mayor and Deputy Mayor

UNDP sat down with the mayor of Dhankuta municipality, Mr. Chintan Tamang and Deputy Mayor Ms. Sakuntala Basnet to discuss how the concept of climate smart village is being materialized, what new…  


Municipal waste management project to promote cleaner cities, and create 1500 jobs

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and five selected municipalities across the country have launched a joint initiative to improve the municipal waste management system. The venture will…  


UNDP provides 400 oxygen concentrators to Nepal

UNDP handed over 400 oxygen concentrators to the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Health and Population. Provided as part UNDP’s emergency COVID response, these machines are expected to help ease the…  


UNDP and Ncell partner for sustainable development in Nepal

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Ncell Axiata Limited entered into a partnership to promote sustainable development solutions, including through promotion of cycling for healthy…  

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